King Offa Primary Academy Blog & News

Headteachers Weekly Update – 11th November 2016

It was a real pleasure to take a group of children to Bedgebury Pinetum for a day out today. The lucky children were chosen at random from all the pupils who completed their Paragon homework last term. One child from each class came and it was great to watch our oldest and youngest pupils getting […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 4th November 2016

It’s been a bit of a damp end to what’s been a very busy first week back after half term but it hasn’t stopped the children working really hard this afternoon. Pictured this week are children from Green class who were really enjoying their Paragon lesson this afternoon. They are learning about medieval life and […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 14th October 2016

Last week finished with a visit from our local MP Huw Merriman and this week we have again welcomed many visitors to our Paragon events. Mr Merriman met with children from year six and spoke about the job the MP’s do. They asked lots of interesting questions particularly about the Houses of Parliament which they […]


We have planned the following Inset Days for this academic year: Thursday 17th November 2016 Friday 18th November 2016 Tuesday 3rd January 2017 Friday 24th March 2017 Friday 9th June 2017 Friday 21st July 2017

Headteachers Weekly Update – 7th October 2016

At King Offa our English lessons are based around books and stories that we know the children will be interested in. Year three have been reading Leon and the Place Between which is all about a boy who wants to prove to his brothers and sisters that magic really exists. The story involves Leon joining […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 30th September 2016

Another week has flown by and it’s been a pleasure to see all the children and staff working so hard in all classes in the school. I spent some time in Year Six this afternoon and was hugely impressed with the work they have been doing in their Paragon lessons. The children are learning about […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 23rd September 2016

This week children have been taking English and maths tests to help support teachers in accurately assessing how children are doing. This year we are using new online tests that quickly and accurately find out what children can do and suggest their next steps. We trialed them at the end of last year and were […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 16th September 2016

The unexpected September heatwave hasn’t stopped the children working really hard this week and there have been many great examples of fantastic learning from around the school. We have also welcomed our new Foundation Stage pupils and they have made a fantastic start to life at school. This year just over a third of the […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 1st July 2016

It’s been a hectic few weeks at King Offa with all classes working hard. Our year sixes had a fabulous time on their week-long stay in London. They toured many of the capitals attractions and really made the most of every minute of the trip. The children I spoke to found it hard to pick […]

Headteachers Weekly Update – 13th May 2016

This week started with a visit to our Nursery from an Ofsted inspector as part of their routine inspection timetable. He spent the day in the Nursery on Monday observing staff, talking to children and finding out about all the exciting things that happen there. He was particularly interested in the way that the school […]